Republican John Cox and Democrat Gavin Newsom met for their only debate in the California governor’s race, with the two candidates agreeing that they hold very different positions on a number of topics, including regulation and immigration.
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In their only scheduled debate before the November 6 election, California gubernatorial candidates John Cox and Gavin Newsom clashed on fiscal issues like housing affordability, and also social issues such as gun control and same-sex marriage.
John Cox, Gavin Newsom Poised For Only Debate Monday As California Governor’s Race Enters Home Stretch
Newsom and Cox will meet for their only general election debate Monday morning as counties begin sending out vote-by-mail ballots. In a state of nearly 40 million people, where campaigns know they must reach voters on TV, the debate is radio-only.
The Republican gubernatorial candidate and businessman relayed the story of a Holocaust survivor during a California DMV visit on Wednesday. A campaign spokesperson says Cox “misspoke.”
With large leads in both polls and fundraising, Democrat Gavin Newsom is signaling that he’ll only hold one general election debate against Republican John Cox in the California governor’s race.
John Cox, Newsom's GOP opponent in the race for California governor, made this claim. PolitiFact California found there's some truth, but it's also missing some important context.
The governor’s endorsement is no surprise. He and Newsom are both Democrats and their family ties go back decades.
After charter school supporters poured money into the California governor's race to support a longtime ally who failed to advance, the school choice movement may face uncertainty in a state with some of the most robust charter school laws in the U.S.
It could be said that Gavin Newsom, John Cox, President Donald Trump and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy all got the California governor’s race they fought so hard to get: It'll be Newsom vs. Cox in the November general election.
In a recent TV attack ad in the California governor’s race, Gavin Newsom’s campaign claimed "the state auditor found (John) Chiang lost track of $31 billion," when he was state controller. But did the ad get its facts straight?